Archives: Jenna Ashley Robinson

  • Legislative Study Committees Delve Into Key Issues

    Becki Gray on legislative study committees; Tim Phillips on AFP TV ad about Hagan votes; Sharon Decker on collaboration on transportation; Jenna Robinson on general education core at UNC Chapel Hill; Jon Sanders on ending certificate of need law…

  • The Cost Of College Students Who Don’t Graduate

    Jenna Ashley Robinson on cost of students who don't graduate; Reps. Stam, McGrady, Rick Glazier & Ross on redistricting reform; legislators debate strengthening right-to-work law; Luigi Zingales on capitalism; Jeanette Doran on principles of tax reform…

  • State Looks at Supreme Court Rescue Fund Ruling

    Jeanette Doran on bringing N.C. into compliance with campaign finance ruling; advocates debate state spending plans; legislators debate compensation for eugenics victims; Marc Levin on juvenile justice policy; Jenna Ashley Robinson on reining in Pell grants…

  • Focus On N.C. Officials’ Relationship To Nonprofit

    Rick Henderson on investigation into N.C. officials' work to secure money for nonprofit; Daniel Fine on shale oil in N.C.; legislators on school lunch program; Connie Sage on Weather Channel's Frank Batten; Jenna Ashley Robinson on Spirit of Inquiry award.

  • Can NC Students Compete With International Peers?

    Terry Stoops on how US students compare to international students; Robert Lawson on freedom & recent US decline; George Leef on capitalism's link to Constitution; Leonard Gilroy on public-private partnerships; Jenna Ashley Robinson on young conservatives…

  • Should Kids Be Forced to Stay in School Until 18?

    Terry Stoops on raising compulsory school attendance age; Roger Knight on Real Jobs NC support of pro-business policy; David Burton on rising sea level claims; Jenna Ashley Robinson on social advantages of economic freedom; David Bass on F&R lunch fraud…

  • Should N.C. Compensate Victims of its Eugenics Program?

    Daren Bakst, Elaine Riddick, Melissa Hyatt & Australia Clay on state's eugenics program; Tom Apodaca & Martin Nesbitt debate role of oversight boards; John Staddon on financial market failure; Jenna Ashley Robinson on value of a college degree.

  • Core Curriculum A Mixed Bag for North Carolina Schools

    RALEIGH — For a U.S. history or politics course to be counted, the course must have “enough breadth to give a broad sweep of American history and institutions. Narrow, niche courses do not count for the requirement, nor do courses that only focus on a particular state or region.”…